Both viruses and bacteria can cause a sore throat.  Viruses are the most common causes, with 90% of all throat infections caused by viruses, most frequently the cold or flu viruses. As we prepare for winter a common presentation in the Pharmacy will be Sore Throats. This course is aligned with courses on: Respiratory System, What Causes Infections, Managing Infections, OTC Products for Sore Throat,  Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Consultation Skills in the Pharmacy. Products: Difflam, Flursil, Strepsils, Lysopadol, Oraldene, Pharmony, Septabene, TCP Liquid Antiseptic, Tyrozets Lozenges.   

Courses Include:   

  1. Sore Throat
  2. Products for Sore Throat 1
  3. Products for Sore Throat 2
  4. Case Studies Sore Throat

Students completing these courses will be awarded the 4Front Sore Throat Badge

This course focuses on ‘the respiratory system’ or how we breathe. The respiratory system is divided into 2 parts – the upper and lower respiratory tracts. This module forms an essential component of all courses relating to Colds and Flu and chronic breathing conditions. Key Words: Infection, Colds, Flu, COPD, Asthma, Lung,

Required Time in Course: 15 Mins

Both viruses and bacteria can cause a sore throat.  Viruses are the most common causes, with 90% of all throat infections caused by viruses, most frequently the cold or flu viruses. As we prepare for winter a common presentation in the Pharmacy will be Sore Throats. This course is aligned with courses on: Respiratory System, What Causes Infections, Managing Infections, OTC Products for Sore Throat,  Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Consultation Skills in the Pharmacy. Products: Difflam, Flursil, Strepsils, Lysopadol, Oraldene, Pharmony, Septabene, TCP Liquid Antiseptic, Tyrozets Lozenges

Required Time In Course: 15 mins

Products for Sore Throats are often requested at the pharmacy counter. In this course we will review some of the more common products available. Not all products can be reviewed, so you can look at active ingredient also as a guide. This is part 1 of 2 lessons on products for Sore Throat and includes: Difflam, Flursil, Strepsils Intensive, Lysopadol, Oraldene, Pharmony Throat Syrup. 

Required Time in Course: 15mins

Products for Sore Throats are often requested at the pharmacy counter. In this course we will review some of the more common products available. Not all products can be reviewed, so you can look at active ingredient also as a guide. This is part 2 of 2 lessons on products for Sore Throat and includes: Septabene, Septabene Oromucosal Spray, Strepsils Lozenges, Strepsils Plus Lozenges, Strepsils Extra Blackcurrant Lozenges, TCP Liquid Antiseptic, Tyrozets Lozenges. 

Required Time in Course: 15 mins